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Minnesota Railroads 101

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Do you know how important railroads are for the ag industry? Join us to learn all about it! America’s freight railroads are the most productive and cost-effective in the world, connecting consumers and businesses across the country and the world while benefitting the environment and promoting safety. They are also vital for agriculture. Freight railroads […]

Virtual Gathering with Lakes & Legends Brewing Company

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Virtual Happy Hour, Tour, and Trivia with Lakes & Legends Brewing Company Join us for a virtual happy hour with Derrick Taylor, co-founder of Lakes & Legends Brewing Company in Minneapolis, the first Minnesota Grown brewery partner in the state. We’ll enjoy a virtual farm-to-brewery tour with Derrick and learn why sourcing local ingredients for […]

Rochdale and the Early Cooperative Movement

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Over 170 years ago, a small group of people founded a humble grocery co-op in the North of England with an ambitious vision for a better world. Building on earlier experiments in co-operative enterprise, their ideas soon spread around the world, complementing local struggles, traditions, and practices of mutual aid to help inspire what became […]

Understanding Your Farm Financial Documents

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Join the MFU Member Education Committee for a helpful discussion of farm financials! This webinar will work to help farmers get more comfortable with their farm's finances, making that balance sheet not look so intimidating! Nathan Hulinsky, Extension Educator on Agricultural Business Management, will give an overview on understanding farm balance sheets + other financial […]

The Meat of the Matter: Climate Change and Beef

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When we think about the effects of climate change on the agriculture sector, the first thing that comes to mind is often the effect of temperature and precipitation shifts on crop yields and food security. But its implications go far beyond that, to farmer and farm worker health, transportation delays, processing disruptions, and animal wellbeing, […]

Let’s Meat: A Conversation with Mike Callicrate

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Join Minnesota Farmers Union for a conversation about challenges and opportunities in small and mid-scale meat and poultry processing. Each lunchtime conversation will consist of a short presentation from leaders in this sector, followed by time for questions and discussion. Conversation topics will center on ways we can work together to address the bottleneck in […]

Minnesota Farmers Union Member Bingo Night

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Relax and play bingo for an evening with the Minnesota Farmers Union team! Current members only. Join us for fun times and a chance to win monetary prizes! RSVP by 6 p.m. on May 6 and we'll send you the Zoom link. • You must be a current member to participate. ONLY MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE […]

Virtual Mini-Tour of Minnesota Foodshed Community

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Take a brief look at Minnesota Farmers Union's new local foods effort, Minnesota Foodshed! Join the Minnesota Cooks team for an early look at Minnesota Foodshed. The site brings together family farmers and wholesale buyers of all kinds to bolster Minnesota's farm-to-table movement! These mini-sessions should be no more than 20 minutes long each. Please […]

Let’s Meat! A Conversation with UMN RSDP

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Join Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) for a conversation about challenges and opportunities in small and mid-scale meat and poultry processing. In a project supported by U of MN Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP), COVID Action Network (U-CAN), and UMN Sustainable Development Goals, eight small and medium-sized meat processing plants throughout the Midwest were interviewed about […]

Iron Shoe Farm Dinner Spring Fields 2021

Iron Shoe Farm 31548 136th St NW, Princeton, MN 55371, Princeton

Iron Shoe Farm 2021 Dinner Series Join us for a fun evening at Iron Shoe Farm! Three Local Chefs will be providing a three course dinner with 100% locally sourced products. Paired with Wine from our friends at Winebow. **Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated back to the Minnesota Farmers Union Scholarship fund! Music, […]

$55 – $75